Definiteness: Modern Hebrew
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1. Definiteness marking

Definite noun phrases (i.e., noun phrases that carry a presupposition of uniqueness in the singular or of maximality in the plural) are morphologically marked in Modern Hebrew in one of several ways. In the simplest case, the definite-indefinite distincti…

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Danon, Gabi, “Definiteness: Modern Hebrew”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 25 September 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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